CRU Institute (Conflict Resolution Unlimited), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides peer mediation, cultural awareness and anti-bullying programs for faculty, students, and parents at elementary, middle and high schools. Our programs have been implemented throughout the USA and in many countries around the world since 1987.
Our Mission Statement
"The mission of CRU Institute is to teach young people effective, peaceful ways to resolve conflict and to develop understanding, respect, and the ability to cooperate with others in a multicultural world."
What is Peer Mediation?
Peer Mediation is a structured, orderly, confidential process where two neutral student peer mediators use communication skills and peer mediation techniques to help students in conflict identify the problem(s) they wish to resolve, communicate effectively, develop empathy for one another, and create their own solutions.
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Approved By California Healthy Kids!
CRU Institute DVDs, manuals, and other peer mediation and anti-bullying materials have been reviewed and approved by California Healthy Kids Resource Center! They have a collection of health education materials that have been reviewed and approved for use in school settings and after school programs by teachers, administrators, faculty and other professionals who work with preschool through 12th grade students. CLICK HERE and then follow their link "Programs in the CHKRC library from this publisher" to view more!
A frank discussion among secondary students and faculty. What works to improve school climate? How to encourage students and faculty to discuss this important issue as a means of creating a more open and accepting environment.
DVD runs 40 min. and the Leader's Guide offers Q&A to assist with follow-up discussions for your school.
Order HERE or call us at 1.800.922.1988 (local 425.869.4041).
We Can Come To You!
CRU Institute Trainers are available to train faculty and students in your area. We offer intensive training for faculty who will train their students using CRU 's detailed peer mediation training manuals and videos. We also offer in-school peer mediation training programs for students who will act as Conflict Managers or Peer Mediators at your school.
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